Ja’ Malik is a choreographer and the newly appointed Artistic Director of Madison Ballet. Noted as a “choreographer to watch“ by Roslyn Sulcas of The New York Times, Malik is an evolving choreographer from New York City. Having previously danced with North Carolina Dance Theater (now Charlotte Ballet), BalletX, Ballet Hispanico in addition to working with Camille A. Brown (For Colored Girls… at the Public Theater), Juel D. Lane and Collage Dance Collective among others. With a deep connection to music, Malik’s choreography draws on his own personal life experiences as well as the world around him to create physically emotional works that allows both dancers and audiences to experience a connection through the language of movement. Having created works on Charlotte Ballet, Festival Ballet Providence and Houston Contemporary Dance Company among others. Malik is honored to create his first work on American Repertory Ballet. More info about Ja’ Malik can be found at BalletBoyProductions.com.
Works choreographed for American Repertory Ballet:
Moving to Bach